Definition of artistic in English:

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Pronunciation: /ärˈtistik/


1Having or revealing natural creative skill: my lack of artistic ability
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  • You have the time and space to be creative, poetic, artistic and sensitive.
  • By dint of hard work and determination Piper used his natural artistic talent and practical skills to great effect.
  • You have an artistic imagination and the skill to express it well.
creative, imaginative, inventive, expressive;
sensitive, perceptive, discerning
informal artsy
1.1Relating to or characteristic of art or artistry: a denial of artistic freedom her artistic temperament
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  • His work has proved difficult to define within the artistic milieu of Hans Holbein the elder's workshop.
  • Normally there is a close relation between art world consensus about artistic value and market value.
  • Let me conclude this topic by looking at inflation in the art market and artistic attempts to escape it.
1.2Aesthetically pleasing: computer programs that produce artistic designs
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  • They were exquisite, artistic and elegant, bringing a whole new look to sarees.
  • Out has gone the traditional lawn which has been replaced by water while hedges have been replaced by artistic steel designs.
  • Speaking generally, the French designs are the most artistic and the English the most humorous.
aesthetic, aesthetically pleasing, beautiful, attractive, fine;
decorative, ornamental;
tasteful, stylish, elegant, exquisite

Words that rhyme with artistic

aoristic, autistic, cystic, deistic, distich, egoistic, fistic, holistic, juristic, logistic, monistic, mystic, puristic, sadistic, Taoistic, theistic, truistic, veristic

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Syllabification: ar·tis·tic

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